Kalin Radev- Board Director

CEO, Software Group, Bulgaria

Kalin Radev is a high-level professional in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), with more than 20 years of experience in the financial sector, 14 of which dedicated to the Microfinance and Financial Inclusion.

Kalin has successfully carried out various assignments as international consultant in Europe, Africa, Asia, Pacific and the Americas to perform software assessments, selection, design or implementation projects, develop IT strategies or facilitate innovation workshops. The beneficiaries have been organizations from the private financial sector as well as NGO’s or sector supporters, some of which are: USAID, World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU), Catholic Relief Services (CRS), World Bank, Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), Opportunity International, Triple Jump, Finance in Motion, echange, Chemonics and others etc.

For the last 7 years Kalin has been the founder and CEO of Software Group, an IT company with clients in more than 50 countries, 8 offices around the globe with total staff of 200 people, and over 250 successful software implementation projects and consultancy assignments for the financial and the telecommunication sectors.

The company is specialized in delivery channels solutions and is the global leader in that area for the Microfinance and Savings groups domains. Among the clients of the company are banks, telecoms, MFI and NGO such as: BSP, FFSH, NBV, NDB, Bakcell, MTN, Accion International, AMK, Opportunity International, Hope International, MicroCred, ReAll, Vision Fund International, ADB, Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, FSD, IFC, VSLA and others.